Trimble’s new TMT Fleet Maintenance software module for third-party heavy-duty maintenance providers offers a new level of support for outsourced fleet maintenance activities.
MONTREAL, Que. — The way a truck maintenance shop is laid out and organized can make a major difference in the uptime it can help to realize, making it a vital profit center.
Ingersoll Rand has unveiled a new 3/8-inch compact impact wrench that features stronger internal parts and four forward power modes.
TORONTO, Ont. — Modern trucks are not known to keep problems to themselves. If temperatures or pressures stray beyond a particular range, the dash begins to light up like a Christmas tree. But full stories – the details needed for a lasting repair – largely remain the domain of in-shop diagnostic tools. Do you know what your shop needs?
TORONTO, Ont. — Nothing reinforces the need for well-chosen shop equipment better than a truck suspended over your head — and that’s exactly what’s involved when it comes to choosing the lift for a service bay. “We’re encouraging people, when […]
If you’re looking to add some style to your storage, Snap-on’s KERP682AO 68-inch, 12-drawer EPIQ Series Roll Cabs and KMP1022 54-inch 11-drawer Masters Series Roll Cabs are now available in matte green and orange. Each cabinet features a customizable SpeeDrawer […]
Snap-on’s PBC58 heavy-duty automatic parts washer is designed to clean everything from fasteners to diesel engine blocks and cylinder heads.
John Bean has unveiled a series of three heavy-duty tire changers, covering a variety of sizes. The largest option in the range, the 8058, can service up to 58-inch wheels and 95-inch tires. It comes with a wireless control pendant, […]
Mitchell 1’s Manager SE Truck Edition shop management software is being updated to include text messaging features. The new MessageCenter option with integrated two-way texting gives shops the choice of building their own text templates for orders, appointments and revisions, […]
Mitchell 1’s Truck Series software suite is adding 2018 Model Year updates to the labor estimating, diagnostic trouble code procedures, and repair information for all makes of medium- and heavy-duty trucks. The software is updated throughout the year, and subscribers […]
Struggling with a wheel that’s seized in place? Put the sledgehammer away. AME International has unveiled RimWit and RimWit Junior – tools to loosen stubborn truck wheels and rims without damaging tire sidewalls or the rims themselves. The RimWit is […]
Ingersoll Rand’s IQV20 Series W7152 ½-inch cordless impact wrench delivers up to 1,500 foot pounds of torque and 1,000 foot pounds of maximum reverse torque. There are four power and control settings overall. Max power delivers 1,000 foot pounds of […]
Those who need to work with heat-sensitive metals such as aluminum and other non-ferrous alloys now have access to the Enduo-Flex ALU flap disc for aluminum blending and finishing. Offered through Walter Surface Technologies, the discs are free of iron, […]
Snap-on’s Flank Drive Xtra (FDX) socket system is the company’s first redesigned socket since unveiling the Flank Drive system in 1965. The new design grips fasteners further off the corners, and offers up to 25% more strength than the Flank […]
SUNNYVALE, Calif. – David Yin, Peterbilt’s technical publications manager, knows there is plenty of repair information available to technicians. Peterbilt has 20 million records pertaining to all vehicles and their electrical connections alone.
But, to be honest, he knows it isn’t necessarily being consumed.
A new augmented reality tool, scheduled to be rolled out in late 2019, could help to change that by transforming CAD computing models into 3D images.